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Long before the internet, it was newspapers that kept up to date with the latest news from the front lines. Kevin Ashfordreports on a unique collection of surviving papers held at the National Library in Aberystwyth.
ITV Wales's Jonathan Hill is at Mametz Wood where thousands of Welshmen gave their lives. Some of the families of those men are arriving at the site where so many made the ultimate sacrifice.
As Wales marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, Dyfed-Powys police is unveiling a plaque to all those officers who served. Simon Prince, Chief Constable of the force said those served showed "exceptional bravery".
Dyfed-Powys Police will unveil a plaque in memory of those police officers who fought in the First World War. It will be displayed in the Dyfed-Powys Police HQ in Llangunnor, Carmarthen.
Police officers were except from conscription due to their occupation but many still chose to fight - with many not returning.
The grandson of James Henry Goggin, who fought at Mametz, sees for the first time where his grandfather fought and survived. He is just one of many people from Wales who have been visiting Mametz Wood in recent days as the world remembers the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.
The Royal Alexandra Hospital in Rhyl will hold a special ceremony tonight to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.
The hospital has a First World War Memorial depicting the Rhyl community members who lost their lives during the conflict.
A wreath will be laid at 7pm this evening, followed by two minutes' silence. The Last Post will also be played.
As well as representatives from the health board, the Army Reserve, Rhyl Youth Marching Band, and the Royal British Legion will take part.
A choir from Llanelli is marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War with a special production.
The Hywel Girls’ Choir & Hywel Boy Singers will dress up in period costume for a musical tribute titled The Journey of Sacrifice. It'll include around 60 singers aged between seven and 16 years old. They'll be singing some of the most well-known war time tunes, including Pack Up Your Troubles.
The local mayor of Mametz, Stephane Brunel, has paid his respects to the fallen soldiers of Mametz Wood. He was joined at the dragon memorial by his daughter.
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People across Wales are switching off their lights for an hour this evening and lighting a candle of remembrance.
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